Whoever's in New England is the tenth studio album of American country music artist Reba McEntire, released on February 10, 1986. It is her first #1 album on the Billboard country albums chart, producing two singles that were #1 country hits: "Whoever's in New England", "Little Rock." The album's phenomenal success proved to be a turning point in McEntire's career. It was the singer's first platinum record, solidified her new superstardom when she was named the'Entertainer of the Year' by the Country Music Association in autumn 1986; the album marked another milestone, McEntire made her first music video for the title track. McEntire would become known for her'mini-movie'-styled music videos. "I've Seen Better Days" was recorded as a duet by George Jones & Tammy Wynette on their 1976 album, Golden Ring
Sten Sture Tolgfors is the manager and part owner of the business consulting firm Rud Pedersen and a former Swedish politician. He served as Minister for Foreign Trade 2006-2007 and as Minister for Defence from 2007 until his resignation in 2012, he was a Member of the Swedish Parliament for Örebro County from 1994 to 2013. Tolgfors was born in Forshaga as the son of Sture and Anna Brita Kajsa Tolgfors but was raised in Åmål, he lives in Örebro with his wife and children. Tolgfors has a B. A. in political science from the University of Örebro, has a background in the Red Cross. In local politics he served in the Örebro City Council from 1991 to 1994, he was a political adviser in the Ministry of Defense from 1992 to 1993 and in the Ministry of Enterprise from 1993 to 1994. He is a conscientious objector, meaning that he refused to carry arms when called to Swedish mandatory military service, he served in the Red Cross instead of doing the military service. However, he changed his mind when he saw a few photos from Saddam Hussein's massacre of Iraqi Kurds.
A survey conducted by Swedish radio news in November 2008 among local party chairman for the four Alliance parties, showed that Tolgfors was the most unpopular minister in the government. As a Member of Parliament he has been a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and of the Committee on Enterprise from 1994 to 1998. Since he has been a member of the Committee on Education from 1998 to 2002 and again from 2003 to 2006, he was a member of the Committee on Social Insurance from 2002 to 2003. Since 2003 he has been a member of the executive board of the Moderate Party. From 2002 to 2003 he was the party's refugee policy spokesman and was the party's education policy representative between 2003 and 2006. For a short period after the 2006 general election and before his appointment as Minister for Trade, Tolgfors was chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Tolgfors has been involved in bullying issues during his parliamentary period and considers among other things, that schools should use research-based program that provides proven efficacy.
He has campaigned in favor of people with disabilities to a school, tailored to their needs. On October 24, 2006 Tolgfors was appointed Minister for Trade, he left office on September 2007 when he succeeded Mikael Odenberg as Minister for Defence. Tolgfors has completed the transition from invasion to operational defense and among other things, abolished conscription, he has brought the Swedish Armed Forces on his policies and implemented the reforms. He is the first Minister for Defence who has managed to balance the budget of the Swedish Armed Forces, he was the only minister of defence worldwide, a conscientious objector and thus he was not popular among high officers. On March 6, 2012 Tolgfors received negative attention in the way he dealt with the issue concerning the so-called Project Simoom; the same day Tolgfors was registered by Gustav Fridolin to Constitution Committee on plans for a weapons factory in Saudi Arabia. A scandal ensued, on March 29, 2012, Tolgfors resigned. Tolgfors submitted his resignation from the Swedish Parliament on 25 January 2013.